Movie Review: ‘THE HATE U GIVE’ is a crucial, crushing coming-of-age tale

October 19th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE HATE U GIVE Rated PG-13, 132 minutes Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Algee Smith, Anthony Mackie, Common, Sabrina Carpenter, K.J. Apa, Dominique Fishback, Lamar Johnson, TJ Wright, Issa Rae Filmmaker George Tillman Jr.’s pristine cinematic adaptation of Angie Thomas’ young adult novel THE HATE U GIVE is just as emotionally gripping as any thrill-a-minute ...


Movie Review: ‘THE HAPPY PRINCE’ – Wilde boys fallen far from glory

October 9th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE HAPPY PRINCE Rated R, 104 minutes Directed by: Rupert Everett Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas Billed as “the untold story of the last days of Oscar Wilde,” writer-director-star Rupert Everett’s THE HAPPY PRINCE not only explores the witty rapscallion’s final hours, but also his tumultuous relationships with ex-lovers and friends. Seeing someone of Everett’s ...


Movie Review: ‘THE OLD MAN & THE GUN – Robert Robert rides away with a breezy crime caper

October 5th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic THE OLD MAN & THE GUN Rated  PG-13, 93 minutes. Director: David Lowery Cast: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Tom Waits, Danny Glover and Tika Sumpter The heyday of Robert Redford was a bit before my time, but his presence looms large as a movie star who has always been a patron of independent cinema. So, it comes as no surprise he chose Texas based indie filmmaker David Lowery (A GHOST STORY) to send him ...